Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun colonial

1 sense of colonial

Sense 1
colonial -- (a resident of a colony)
       => resident, occupant, occupier -- (someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there)

Antonyms of adj colonial

1 of 3 senses of colonial

Sense 3
colonial, compound -- (composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony; "coral is a colonial organism")

INDIRECT (VIA complex) -> simple -- (having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance")

Similarity of adj colonial

3 senses of colonial

Sense 1
colonial -- (of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony)

Sense 2
colonial -- (of animals who live in colonies, such as ants)

Sense 3
colonial, compound -- (composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony; "coral is a colonial organism")
       => complex (vs. simple) -- (complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs")

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